Exposing Reflection on Accommodation and Assimilation in Mobile Language Learning

Dempster, Paul (2011) Exposing Reflection on Accommodation and Assimilation in Mobile Language Learning. In: Proceedings of mLearn 2011: 10th World Conference on Mobile and Contextual Learning. UNSPECIFIED, CHN.

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Abstract

MiniMandarinHowler is a mobile language learning tool for Mandarin designed to promote reflective accommodation and assimilation of vocabulary. Using an electronic dictionary interface to encourage usage, the program exposes the relations between different words to the user in a way that encourages mental links and differentiations between words, based on ideas from Constructivism and Connectivism. An evaluation approach is described to attempt to detect if reflection-in-action or on-action occurs while using mobile devices. Possible modifications are then discussed to enhance the reflective potential.

Item Type: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings
Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > School of Computing & Communications
ID Code: 133358
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 20 May 2019 15:15
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 21 Feb 2020 06:00
URI: https://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/133358

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